News from Sudan
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Sudan in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice's National Mechanism for Human Rights (Sudan's newly established National Mechanism for Implementation, Reporting and Follow Up to international and regional human rights mechanisms) has today convened a consultation meeting with civil society organizations on the Sudan National Report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
The Public Prosecutor summoned the editor-in-chief of Al-Hadathah newspaper on Tuesday, over the publication of a statement that was issued by the Public Prosecutor regarding Egypt's lack of cooperation in extraditing wanted persons.
The Minister of Information presented, during a press conference, three bills related to the Press, the Radio and Television Corporation, and the Tight to Access Information and said that these bills were still subject to public discussions at national and state levels before being presented to the Cabinet of Minsters for final approval.
The Minister of Information announced, during a press conference, the launch of an official government spokesperson platform that will take place on August 17th.
Several news sites have been blocked by authorities in an effort to quell mis/disinformation.